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Chapter 13. WORKING WITH PIXELS > Importing Bitmap Images

Importing Bitmap Images

You can insert bitmap images into Fireworks files. These can be files created by programs such as Adobe Photoshop or Corel Painter.

To import bitmap images:

1.
With a file open, choose File > Import or Insert > Image and navigate to find the file you want to import.

2.
Click OK. A small import pointer 3 indicates the file is ready for placing on the currently selected Fireworks layer.

Figure 3. The import pointer for imported artwork.


3.
Click to simply place the image at its original size.

or

Drag the import pointer to draw a rectangle that scales the image to fit 4.

Figure 4. Dragging the import pointer places the imported artwork at a specific size. (The arrow indicates the direction of the drag.)



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